Why Am I Dead At Sea is an adventure game where you solve the mystery of your own murder. As a ghost, you will have to possess people and use them to investigate your surroundings. But in this place no one is who they seem...and everyone has a secret.
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Release Date:
May 11, 2015

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March 14

Russian localization

Hi everyone!

I'm happy to say that the game now has a Russian version available through Steam for windows. It's been a little while since I've worked with Steamworks and this is my first time adding support for another language, so hopefully it goes smoothly!

To access it, you should be able to change the selected language in the "Language" tab within the game properties. Unfortunately, this is exclusive to Windows for the time being. Ideally, in the future it would be possible to change languages in-game, which would also make it easier to bring this version to Mac.

I can't take any credit for this update at all as it was entirely fan-created. I'm incredibly grateful to Dicur3x for all of his hard work in translation, as well as the effort of all those who helped him in localizing all of the other text assets in the game. WAIDAS is obviously very dialogue-heavy and was not really built with ease-of-modding in mind, so this was not a small task at all. I'm honestly impressed and flattered that they put in the work to make the game available in this language and I can only apologize for not having made the results of their hard work accessible through Steam much much sooner than I have.

Full credits:

Translation: Dicur3x, Parabashka, Artona, Luitays_, Chibik_TLT, Vladena, Smercholeg, Vladeus, Daxaromaxa, Chivava, Nightly64Rus, Virrasta, Korsakov, Thaumiel, Alex_Ander, Greenghost, Adyson, Gunslinger7, KillKick, Astrolon

Editing: Dicur3x, Parabashka, Daxaromaxa, Alex_Ander, Greenghost, Astrolon

Textures and fonts: Greenghost

Technical: Dicur3x, Tericonio, Makc_AR

Testing: HellPlay!, Dicur3x

Thank you again for all of your hard work! And thank you everyone for still trying to figure out why you're dead at sea after all this time.
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“Why Am I Dead At Sea is certainly worth playing for the incredible atmosphere and compelling characters.”

“I highly recommend this game to any fan of the genre, as well as those who enjoy being immersed in suspenseful, superbly-written narratives.”
True PC Gaming

“If you like mysteries, are in the mood for something a little different, and don’t mind a game that’s mostly reading dialogue, there's a lot to enjoy in this indie title.”
Adventure Gamers

About This Game

You are on a boat at sea.

Also, you are dead.

To figure out why, you will need to inhabit the other residents of the ship and use them to investigate what led to your untimely demise. As a ghost, you can take control of characters in the game, and talk to others - based on who you are controlling and who you are talking to, there is a unique conversation. With each combination of characters leading to a different interaction based on their relationship or chemistry, your challenge is to find the interactions that will reveal pertinent information. Understand what makes your shipmates tick, and uncover the secrets that they hold.

  • Investigate an intricate mystery where few are who they seem and everyone has a secret.
  • Meet nine unique and developed characters, with their own personal fears and ambitions.
  • Use your ghost powers to possess bodies and read minds.
  • Recover your former identity to upgrade your ghastly powers.
  • Unlock multiple endings and decide the fate of the story.

The game also features an amazing soundtrack by Bill Kiley.

System Requirements

Mac OS X
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz, single core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
    • OS: v 10.6 or later
    • Processor: 1.5 Ghz, single core
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Storage: 150 MB available space
    • Sound Card: Any
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